Wired Aerial Theatre

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WIRED ARE HIRING! 3 NEW ROLES - 2 MALE PERFORMERS AND 1 CLIMBER!

MALE PERFORMERS 

(POSITION NOW CLOSED)

Wired are currently looking for 2 Male Performers skilled in vertical wall work or who are eager to broaden their existing skill base to include Vertical Wall performance. This opportunity would involve regular weekly rehearsal over a two/three-month period where we will provide specialized training. Due to the nature of the rehearsal schedule, this role would be best suited to those living within easy travelling distance of Liverpool. The candidates will train to fulfil a role within our large-scale show, As the World Tipped, ready for performances in Budapest as part of the incredible Sziget Festival in August.

Download the full job description HERE. Candidates should also fill out the application form, HERE aswell as the Equal Opportunities form, download HERE. As well as attaching your CV and 2 photographs of yourself. All completed applications should be sent to [email protected] with 'Male Performer' as the subject line.

Deadline: All applications must be received by 2pm on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be notified of an audition by Thursday 26th April and invited to an audition at The Higher Space on Monday 30th April (9am-5pm). 

CLIMBER

(POSITION NOW CLOSED)

We are currently looking for 1 experienced Climber who is eager to broaden their existing skill base to include Vertical Wall performance. This role involves working closely with a performer in a counter-balance situation. We use climbing techniques and rigging methods and the show involves climbing truss on a structure that is suspended from a crane. The individual will also be moving a performer up and down in response to projected animation so the ability to remember sequences of movement is an advantage. This opportunity would involve regular weekly rehearsals over a two/three month period, therefore this role would be best suited to those living within easy travelling distance from Liverpool. 

Download the full job description HERE. Candidates should also fill out the application form, HERE aswell as the Equal Opportunities form, download HERE. As well as attaching your CV and 2 photographs of yourself. All completed applications should be sent to [email protected] with 'Climber' as the subject line.

Deadline: All applications must be received by 2pm on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be notified of an audition by Thursday 26th April and invited to an audition at The Higher Space on Monday 30th April (9am-5pm). 

 

 

 

 

 

DANCE PERFORMER (POSITION NOW CLOSED)

We are calling for a Dance Performer aged 16-29 to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop new skills that lead to the delivery of dance/performance work within the company’s production and artistic programme.

During the course of the role the individual will shadow a number of staff and performers. They will also begin to gain new skills in Aerial Dance Techniques, including our specialist harness and circus techniques, and increase their experience of performing and touring work.

Download the full job description HERE. Application is by filling in the application form found HERE. For an Equal Opportunities form, download HERE. Please send application and Equal Opportunities form to [email protected], and enter ‘Dance Performer’ in the subject line. 

Deadline for applications is FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER 2017 17:00


PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (POSITION NOW CLOSED)

We are calling for a Production Assistant aged 16-29 to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to learn new skills and develop the ability to organise and coordinate touring and performance work within the company’s productions.

During the course of the role the individual will shadow a number of staff. They will also begin to be involved in project management of certain productions. Within the post the individual will have local and national mobility experiences increasing their capacity and capability to deliver work in different contexts within different performance environments.

Download the full job description HERE. Application is by filling in the application form found HERE. For an Equal Opportunities form, download HERE. Please send application and Equal Opportunities form to [email protected], and enter ‘Production Assistant’ in the subject line. 

Deadline for applications is FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER 2017 17:00

 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (POSITION NOW CLOSED)

We are calling for a dedicated Communications Officer aged 16-29 to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally acclaimed theatre company developing new skills managing our website and social media, whilst also gaining experience developing the company’s PR and marketing activities.

Download the full job description HERE. Application is by filling in the application form found HERE. For the Equal Opportunities form, download HERE. Please send your application and Equal Opportunities form to [email protected], and enter ‘Communications Officer’ in the subject line. 

 

Deadline for applications is FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER 17:00

 

Work Experience / Student Placements

Wired Aerial Theatre and The Higher Space are proud to be actively investing in the education of others, and we believe that information and opportunity should be open to all. We support a steady stream of arts students and performers through work experience and mentoring. Ranging from gaining experience with creative media to training with the cast, you will have the chance to get as immersed in the wonderful world of Wired as you like (dependant on the company schedule). Ranging from one day to two weeks, we do our best to accommodate requests from anyone who has a passion for aerial performance.

Interested in applying? Send us an introduction to yourself, explaining why you want to do a placement with Wired and what you hope to achieve, along with the dates you would like to come, via our Contact Us page.

 

Emerging Artists Support Programme

We accept applications from artists spanning the entire breadth of the performance world. Offering a safe, spacious and fully equipped rehearsal and performance venue, the scheme offers a temporary home to fledgling artists, allowing you the time and space to grow independently while benefitting from administrative support from Wired.

Not only this, Wired offers optional mentoring from our team of professionals, giving you the benefit of our expertise and years of experience within the industry.

Download application pack

 

 

    

Edd Muir - EAS Scheme 2016 - Image Credit Harriet Muir

 

Edd Muir - EAS Scheme 2016 - Image Credit Harriet Muir

 

Artists in Residence

Wired is very proud to have welcomed Equilibrium (Chloe Bass and Jonny Grundy, a Liverpool based Aerial and Circus Duo) into The Higher Space as Artists in Residence. We believe that through this relationship we can enable successful artists more opportunities to grow and experiment.  In exchange for rehearsal time in the studio plus mentoring from our Directors Wendy and Jamie, the artists host Masterclasses in their specialist field at The Higher Space. Wendy and Dani (Head Performer and Education Coordinator) work with Equilibrium to design masterclasses that are tailored to the needs of the ever-growing community of circus enthusiasts in the region.